BM-027E2C: Roman coin : nummus of Honorius, VICTORIA AVGG (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-027E2C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Honorius, dating to AD 410-423 (Reece Period 22). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGG, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Rome. RIC X, p. 338, no. 1357; LRBC, p. 63, no. 828.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 410
Date to: Exactly AD 423

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OP 14/1269

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Honorius (emperor)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 22 [402-445]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG
Reverse mint mark: P -//[RM]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : X p. 338, no. 1357

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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